Definition of "sciatica" [sci•at•i•ca]

  • (noun) Pain along the sciatic nerve usually caused by a herniated disk of the lumbar region of the spine and radiating to the buttocks and to the back of the thigh.

Use "sciatica" in a sentence

  • "Dean Moyer of the Back Pain Blog points out that the only food cure for sciatica is eating less of it."
  • "I love the indigenous rustic stuff, but my sciatica is screaming for at least one comfortable stuffed, upholstered chair to spend the evening in with my books and music."
  • "People didn't have LiveJournals to moan in back then, and even if they did the comments to all of your "My sciatica is acting up again" posts would be, "Well, I hope you can get to work on time or else you'll starve to death.""

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